Period
to 25 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 6 months to 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Banking
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 72 292 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 18.75% 44.38% 16.25%
As % of the General category 39.13% 61.34% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 269 35
Northern Ireland median daily rate £425 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +37.50% -
10th Percentile £257 £356 £97
90th Percentile £479 £513 £415
UK median daily rate £525 £503 £477
% change year-on-year +4.48% +5.35% +0.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - £46.50
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year +24.67% -32.20% +22.92%

Banking is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 184 476 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 47.92% 72.34% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 426 68
Northern Ireland median daily rate £425 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +30.95% +5.00%
10th Percentile £258 £325 £163
90th Percentile £500 £513 £458
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 6
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -17.65% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £14.00 £13.69
90th Percentile £45.25 £14.00 £33.63
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year -7.69% +13.81% -4.81%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Banking in Northern Ireland

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Banking in Northern Ireland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in Northern Ireland

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in Northern Ireland

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking in Northern Ireland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in Northern Ireland

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 25 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -2 70 £419 +1.52% 9
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Banking.

1 54 (75.00%) Finance
2 32 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (41.67%) Java
4 28 (38.89%) SQL
5 23 (31.94%) Investment Banking
5 23 (31.94%) Oracle
6 18 (25.00%) Multithreading
7 17 (23.61%) JavaScript
8 16 (22.22%) MVC
8 16 (22.22%) Test Automation
9 15 (20.83%) Front Office
10 14 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (18.06%) Spring
11 13 (18.06%) TDD
11 13 (18.06%) DB2
12 12 (16.67%) CSS
12 12 (16.67%) Project Management
12 12 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (15.28%) Hibernate
13 11 (15.28%) Business Analysis
13 11 (15.28%) .NET
13 11 (15.28%) RDBMS
13 11 (15.28%) Relational Database
14 10 (13.89%) Unix
15 9 (12.50%) XML
15 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET
15 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
15 9 (12.50%) C#
15 9 (12.50%) JSP
15 9 (12.50%) JUnit

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.94%) Apache Spark
3 5 (6.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.39%) Confluence
5 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.39%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) npm
1 1 (1.39%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) FTP
1 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.78%) DHCP
2 2 (2.78%) DNS
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.39%) Firewall
3 1 (1.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) DB2
2 11 (15.28%) RDBMS
2 11 (15.28%) Relational Database
3 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 8 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 6 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.56%) Big Data
6 4 (5.56%) DB2 UDB
7 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.78%) QlikView
9 1 (1.39%) Spark SQL
9 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) JUnit
2 8 (11.11%) JIRA
3 7 (9.72%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.72%) Grunt
3 7 (9.72%) Jenkins
3 7 (9.72%) Selenium
4 6 (8.33%) Bower
4 6 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 6 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 6 (8.33%) Jasmine
5 4 (5.56%) Maven
6 3 (4.17%) Bitbucket
6 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.78%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.39%) gulp
8 1 (1.39%) ProC
8 1 (1.39%) webpack
General
1 54 (75.00%) Finance
2 23 (31.94%) Investment Banking
3 15 (20.83%) Front Office
4 5 (6.94%) Back Office
5 1 (1.39%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 42 (58.33%) Developer
2 25 (34.72%) Java Developer
3 19 (26.39%) Analyst
4 14 (19.44%) Senior Developer
5 12 (16.67%) Business Analyst
6 9 (12.50%) .NET Developer
7 7 (9.72%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (8.33%) Banking Analyst
8 6 (8.33%) Front Office Developer
8 6 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Banking Business Analyst
9 5 (6.94%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Talend Developer
10 4 (5.56%) C# Developer
10 4 (5.56%) Data Analyst
10 4 (5.56%) DB2 Developer
10 4 (5.56%) Project Manager
10 4 (5.56%) Senior Manager
10 4 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
11 3 (4.17%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.06%) Spring
2 12 (16.67%) CSS
3 11 (15.28%) .NET
3 11 (15.28%) Hibernate
4 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 9 (12.50%) JSP
4 9 (12.50%) RESTful
4 9 (12.50%) XML
5 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (11.11%) WPF
6 7 (9.72%) AngularJS
6 7 (9.72%) FIX Protocol
6 7 (9.72%) JMS
6 7 (9.72%) TIBCO EMS
7 6 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (8.33%) REST
7 6 (8.33%) Spring Batch
7 6 (8.33%) Spring Integration
7 6 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.72%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.94%) Data Structures
3 5 (6.94%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.56%) Equities
4 4 (5.56%) Fixed Income
4 4 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (4.17%) SWIFT
6 2 (2.78%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.78%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.78%) Derivative
6 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.78%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) Unix
2 8 (11.11%) Linux
3 3 (4.17%) Windows
3 3 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.17%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 16 (22.22%) MVC
3 16 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 13 (18.06%) TDD
5 12 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (16.67%) Project Management
6 11 (15.28%) Business Analysis
7 9 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (11.11%) Data Analysis
9 7 (9.72%) Test Scripting
9 7 (9.72%) Test Strategy
10 6 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
10 6 (8.33%) Manual Testing
10 6 (8.33%) Scenario Testing
10 6 (8.33%) Waterfall
11 5 (6.94%) ETL
11 5 (6.94%) Low Latency
11 5 (6.94%) Matrix Organization
11 5 (6.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 30 (41.67%) Java
2 28 (38.89%) SQL
3 17 (23.61%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.50%) C#
5 6 (8.33%) Python
6 4 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.56%) C++
6 4 (5.56%) Java 8
6 4 (5.56%) Korn
7 2 (2.78%) C
8 1 (1.39%) ES6
8 1 (1.39%) PROC SQL
8 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.39%) CCIE
3 1 (1.39%) CCNP
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.78%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 23 (31.94%) Oracle
2 7 (9.72%) TIBCO
3 5 (6.94%) Talend
4 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.78%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.78%) Citrix
5 2 (2.78%) Cognos
5 2 (2.78%) IBM
5 2 (2.78%) Reuters
6 1 (1.39%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco
6 1 (1.39%) Solace
6 1 (1.39%) Sun